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Saturday, July 14, 2018

Are you aware of the Veridian Newspaper Collections?
It has been some time since I last wrote about Veridian is a company called DL Consulting located in Hamilton, New Zealand. Here is a quote from their website about the company.
Since 2002 DL Consulting has been helping libraries around the world retain their position as critical and important community resources. We understand that libraries are responding to an increasing demand for online access to content. Our Veridian digitization services give libraries the ability to preserve archives of historic material and deliver the content as a digital collection to their communities. 
DL Consulting has proven experience delivering large projects for prestigious university libraries, large state and public libraries, and national libraries in the U.S. and abroad. Our staff is highly skilled in managing complex digital collections and is always responsive to issues large and small. DL Consulting is based in Hamilton, New Zealand, with an office in Honolulu, Hawaii.
The company maintains a huge search engine called that searches more than 149 million items from more than 2,700 historical newspapers around the world. Some of the collections include:

  • 2017/06 Purdue University Library new Done
  • 2017/07 Catholic News Archive new Done
  • 2017/08 The Vassar College Digital Newspaper Archives new Done
  • Kent State University Done
  • 2017/09 Colorado Historic Newspapers Done
  • Digital Michigan Newspaper – Central Michigan University Done
  • 2017/10 Hudson River Valley Heritage Newspapers new Done
  • 2017/11 Stanford Daily – Stanford University new Done
  • 2017/12 Eastview/Hoover Hoji Shinbun new Done

Here is a link to the complete list:

Once you begin to recognize that there are an overwhelming number of online resources to search, it will change the way you do your genealogical research.

1 comment:

  1. James, thank you so much! I didn't know about Veridian and will definitely be checking it out.